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 Cross-claim

 

 United States District Court
 District of Arizona

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 Timing

Asserted With Answer

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Amendment of Answer to Assert Omitted Cross-Claim

The court may permit amendment of an answer to allow the assertion of an omitted crossclaim. . more...

Calculating the Due Date or Deadline Pursuant to the FRCP

Under amended FRCP 6(a)(1), all deadlines stated in days, no matter the length of the period, are computed more...

When determining the last day of a filing period stated in days, a day on which the clerk's more...

The end of the last day of a period is defined as midnight in the court's time zone more...

In determining what is the "next" day, one must continue counting in the same direction - that is, more...

Legal holidays are set forth and defined at Rule 6(a)(6). . more...

 Crossclaim Rules

Crossclaim Against Coparty

A pleading may state as a crossclaim any claim by one party against a coparty if the claim more...

Joinder

Rules 19 and 20 govern the addition of a person as a party to a counterclaim or crossclaim. more...

 Pleading Rules

Statement of Jurisdiction

A pleading that states a claim for relief must contain a short and plain statement of the grounds more...

Statement of Claim for Relief

Each claim for relief must contain a "short and plain" statement of the claim showing that the pleader more...

Each allegation must be simple, concise, and direct. No technical form is required. . more...

Statement of Claims and Defenses

Paragraphs, Separate Statements

A party must state its claims or defenses in numbered paragraphs, each limited as far as practicable to more...

Adoption By Reference, Exhibits

A statement in a pleading may be adopted by reference elsewhere in the same pleading or in any more...

Separate Counts

A party must state its claims or defenses in numbered paragraphs, each limited as far as practicable to more...

Alternative and Inconsistent Claims

Each allegation must be simple, concise, and direct. No technical form is required. more...

Alternative Statements of a Claim or Defense

A party may set out 2 or more statements of a claim or defense alternatively or hypothetically, either more...

Inconsistent Claims or Defenses

A party may state as many separate claims or defenses as it has, regardless of consistency. . more...

Construing Pleadings

Pleadings must be construed so as to do justice. . more...

Capacity and Authority

Except when required to show that the court has jurisdiction, a pleading need not allege: more...

A party s capacity to sue or be sued; more...

A party s authority to sue or be sued in a representative capacity; or more...

The legal existence of an organized association of persons that is made a party. . more...

Raising Those Issues

To raise any of those issues, a party must do so by a specific denial, which must state more...

Heightened Pleading Requirements

Rule 9 imposes heightened pleading requirements for, among other things, averments regarding fraud, conditions precedent, and special damages. more...

Actions Challenging The Constitutionality of a Statute

There are special notice and certification procedures for actions that challenge the constitutionality of a statute.(Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.1 implements 28 U.S.C. Section 2403 and replaces the former final three sentences more...

Prayer For Relief

A pleading that states a claim for relief must contain a demand for the relief sought, which may more...

Jury Demand

On any issue triable of right by a jury, a party may demand a jury trial by: more...

Serving the other parties with a written demand which may be included in a pleading no later more...

Filing the demand in accordance with Rule 5. . more...

District of Arizona SmartRules procedural guide: JURY DEMAND. more...

Pleading Rules

3 Judge Court

Additional pleading requirements apply to actions for which a 3 judge court is statutorily required. . more...

Claim of Unconstitutionality

RULE DELETED EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 2011 more...

A party drawing in question the constitutionality of an act of Congress or of any state affecting the (deleted eff 12/1/11) more...

 Form and Format of Papers

Caption

Every pleading must have a caption with the court's name, a title, a file number, and a Rule more...

Signature

Every pleading, written motion, and other paper must be signed by at least one attorney of record in more...

Additional Requirements

District of Arizona SmartRules Guide: GENERAL RULES AND FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS. more...

 Additional Documents

Summons

With respect to any party who has not yet appeared in the action, a completed summons must be more...

Disclosure Statement

File With First Appearance

A party must file a disclosure statement with its first appearance, pleading, petition, motion, response, or other request more...

Supplemental Filing

A party must promptly file a supplemental disclosure statement if any required information changes. . more...

Contents

A nongovernmental corporate party must file 2 copies of a disclosure statement that identifies any parent corporation and more...

Corporate Disclosure Statement

The disclosure statement required by Federal Rule 7.1 must be made on a form provided by the Clerk more...

Multidistrict Litigation

An attorney filing a complaint, answer, or other pleading involving a case which may involve multidistrict litigation (see more...

Actions In Forma Pauperis, Declaration

All actions sought to be filed in forma pauperis, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1915, must be accompanied more...

A statement as to current employment including the amount of wages or salary per month and the name more...

A statement, if not currently employed, as to the date of last employment and the amount of wages more...

A statement as to any money received within the past 12 months from: more...

Business, profession, or self-employment; more...

Rent payments, interest, or dividends; more...

Pensions, annuities, or life insurance payments; more...

Gifts or inheritances; and more...

Any other source. more...

The statement must include a description of each source of money and the amount of money received from more...

A statement as to any cash in possession and as to any money in a financial institution, including more...

A statement as to any real estate, stocks, bonds, notes, automobiles, investments, or other valuable property (excluding ordinary household more...

A statement as to all persons who depend upon the declarant for support. The statement shall include the more...

A statement that, because of poverty, there is an inability to pay the costs of the proceeding or more...

(a).

Declaration by Incarcerated Persons

In actions by persons who are incarcerated, this declaration must contain a certification, executed by an authorized officer more...

Additional Requirements for complaints by incarcerated persons are found at Local Rule 3.4 more...

Other Documents

The court may supply additional documents that must be served with the Cross-claim. more...

 FILING AND SERVICE

Electronic Filing Required for Most Documents

Electronic filing is mandatory for attorneys for most documents. (c). (amended 12/1/11) Electronic filing is not available to parties appearing without an attorney. more...

Service of Electronic Filings

Registration as an ECF user constitutes consent to the electronic service through the Court s transmission facilities. more...

Judges' Copy Required

A clear, legible copy of a pleading or other document filed must accompany each original pleading or other more...

For more detailed information about electronic filing and service, District of Arizona SmartRules Guide: FILING DOCUMENTS. more...

Other Filing and Service Rules

File Within a Reasonable Time, With Certificate of Service

A crossclaim must be filed with the court within a reasonable time after service, together with proof of more...

Service Required

Cross-claims must be served on all parties to the action. .Service may be made by mail or personal delivery, or, with consent of the party being served, by more...

Parties Who Have Not Yet Appeared

As to any party who has not yet appeared in the action, the cross-claim and summons must be more...

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